Vitamin D and Alzheimer’s Disease: Could Deficiency Increase Your Risk?

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. You know, we’ve explored, several times now, the relationship between vitamin D levels and risks for severe health complications, including dementia. Notably, my colleague Dr. Dale Bredesen has written and researched … Read moreVitamin D and Alzheimer’s Disease: Could Deficiency Increase Your Risk?

Even Mild Exercise Helps the Brain

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. An important part of my lectures over the past several years has been to emphasize how our lifestyle choices, around things like sleep, diet, and exercise, will ultimately impact the destiny … Read moreEven Mild Exercise Helps the Brain

Breastfeeding and Infant Weight Gain

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a remarkable 40% of Americans aged 20 or over are obese. If we include those who are overweight, the percentage jumps to … Read moreBreastfeeding and Infant Weight Gain

Amber Glasses for Better Sleep

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Right now, I am in the middle of reading the New York Times bestseller Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, PhD. This is an incredibly informative book with absolutely brilliant supportive science that … Read moreAmber Glasses for Better Sleep

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Lisa Mosconi

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Today’s interview is with Lisa Mosconi, PhD. She is the associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weil Cornell Medical College in New York. Prior to that she served as … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Lisa Mosconi

Green Tea Offsets Worsening Human Diet

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. So much has been written over the years extolling the health benefits of green tea. Green tea has been reported to be effective for weight loss, antioxidant effects, reducing risk of … Read moreGreen Tea Offsets Worsening Human Diet

Simple Carbs Threaten the Brain

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Today’s video takes a look at a subject that’s at the forefront of our discussion on this blog: how lifestyle choices can impact the fate of your brain. Specifically, we’re looking … Read moreSimple Carbs Threaten the Brain

CBD and Osteoporosis — New Insights

David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Osteoporosis and low bone mass (osteopenia) represent a major public health threat here in the United States, affecting over 53 million American women and men aged 50 and older. To be clear, this represents more than half of … Read moreCBD and Osteoporosis — New Insights

Danielle D.

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. My three year old son has been diagnosed with intractable epilepsy. He has been in clinical trials for five different anti-epileptic medications, and still none have helped his epilepsy, and have … Read moreDanielle D.

Targeting Inflammation with CBD

David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. It is certainly clear that our most pervasive chronic conditions share a common feature in terms of their underlying cause. Whether we are talking about coronary artery disease, hypertension, diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, or even Alzheimer’s disease, what … Read moreTargeting Inflammation with CBD

ADHD Drugs Associated with a Dramatic Increased Risk for Parkinson’s

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Estimates indicate that approximately 11% of school-aged children in United States have attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Further, approximately 2/3 of these children are currently being medicated for this diagnosis. The most … Read moreADHD Drugs Associated with a Dramatic Increased Risk for Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s & The Appendix – Does Your Appendix Put Your Brain At Risk?

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. As I’m sure you’re aware, we spend a lot of time in this forum discussing how the health of the brain is impacted by the health of the gut, the gut-brain … Read moreParkinson’s & The Appendix – Does Your Appendix Put Your Brain At Risk?

Reflecting on CBS This Morning

David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Wow! Yesterday, the release of Grain Brain Revised, was an incredibly exciting day. From visiting with the folks at MindBodyGreen to taking your questions live in numerous live chats on Facebook and Instagram, I was privileged to get … Read moreReflecting on CBS This Morning

Worsening Fires — More Than Just Climate Change

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. This past summer, Leize and I spent a lot of time in British Columbia. In fact, if you are following my live videos on Facebook, you might recall several entries that … Read moreWorsening Fires — More Than Just Climate Change

The E-Cigarette Explosion in American Youth—And Why It Matters

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. By: Austin Perlmutter, M.D. Electronic cigarettes (commonly known as e-cigarettes) are a relatively new phenomenon. They’ve been discussed by some as a safer alternative to regular cigarettes, and have seen massive … Read moreThe E-Cigarette Explosion in American Youth—And Why It Matters

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Matthew Phillips

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. While there certainly are various medications that prove somewhat helpful in the treatment of symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease, it’s important to recognize that these medications are not actually treating the … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Matthew Phillips

Alzheimer’s Drugs Worsen Cognitive Function

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. It’s becoming quite common these days to see news releases documenting the failure of yet another experimental drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, one major pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, … Read moreAlzheimer’s Drugs Worsen Cognitive Function

Yes – Alzheimer’s Can be Reversed!

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. I’ve often been quoted as stating that there is no pharmaceutical approach that has meaningful effectiveness on the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately, I have to continue to make this claim. … Read moreYes – Alzheimer’s Can be Reversed!

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dave Asprey

David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. I’m sure many of you are familiar with Dave Asprey. He’s the founder of Bulletproof,  and also a New York Times bestselling author. In addition, he hosts the very popular Bulletproof Radio podcast. On his podcast, Dave has had the opportunity to interview hundreds of … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dave Asprey

Can Eating Fatty Fish Ease Your Child’s Asthma?

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Asthma is the world’s most common respiratory disorder, and, studies have found, is often associated with increased rates of mortality and decreased quality of life. Thus, it’s obvious that keeping asthma … Read moreCan Eating Fatty Fish Ease Your Child’s Asthma?

Father’s Exercise Habits May Benefit His Children!

David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. By Austin Perlmutter, MD We’re always taught to set a good example for our children, but what if your decision to exercise influenced the health of your future offspring? A recently published study in the journal Diabetes looked … Read moreFather’s Exercise Habits May Benefit His Children!

You Can Reduce Your Risk for Parkinson’s Disease!

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. As we have explored previously, elevated blood sugar is clearly toxic for the brain. Higher blood sugar is clearly a risk for Alzheimer’s disease, along with coronary artery disease, diabetes, and … Read moreYou Can Reduce Your Risk for Parkinson’s Disease!

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Will Cole

David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. When Grain Brain first hit shelves, one of the first questions I started to hear repeated to me again and again was “This is great and all, but what can I do if I’m a vegetarian?” The answer … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Will Cole

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Will Cole

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny.  When Grain Brain first hit shelves, one of the first questions I started to hear repeated to me again and again was “This is great and all, but what can … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Will Cole

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. George Tetz

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Without a doubt, we spend a lot of time in this forum discussing the influence of bacteria on the health of the gut, and how that translates into risk for disease … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. George Tetz

New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. The ketogenic diet is one of the most talked about and debated diet trends today. You’ve probably heard celebrities, athletes, and neighbors raving about the benefits of this dietary approach. Interestingly, the science backs up its rapid growth … Read moreNew to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team The ketogenic diet is one of the most talked about and debated diet trends today. You’ve probably heard celebrities, athletes, and neighbors raving about the benefits … Read moreNew to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

5 Things We’ve Learned Since The Release of Grain Brain

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Five years ago today, we embarked on an incredible journey. Together, we sought to understand the roots of brain health, and how we can help fend of ailments like dementia and … Read more5 Things We’ve Learned Since The Release of Grain Brain